Philippines

tech-science

A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers

Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
politics

Philippines Is Shipping 69 Containers of Garbage Back to Canada

Not nice.
Mack Lamoureux
5.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No One Asked, But Duterte Says He Has A Big Dick

Whatever people think when they say “big dick energy,” this ain’t it.
Lex Celera
4.12.19
Duterte

Duterte Calls Women ‘Bitches’ and ‘Crazy’ at Female Empowerment Event

At an event aimed at celebrating women's achievements, President Rodrigo Duterte couldn’t, yet again, hold back on the sexist comments.
Edoardo Liotta
3.14.19
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.15.19
Philippines

Duterte just escalated his assault on freedom of speech in the Philippines

“No amount of legal cases, black propaganda, and lies can silence Filipino journalists who continue to hold the line,” said journalist Maria Ressa.
Natashya Gutierrez
David Gilbert
2.15.19
Duterte

Duterte’s drug war has killed thousands — but he needs weed to “stay awake”

His spokesperson later claimed it was "a joke."
David Gilbert
12.4.18
Film

This ‘Docudramedy’ Finds Laughs in the Horror of Climate Change

'When the Storm Fades’ director and stand-up comedian Sean Devlin asks us to take responsibility for the uneven impacts of deadly storms.
Abeer Yusuf
10.4.18
Philippines

Duterte just snitched on himself by admitting to extrajudicial killings

“My only sin is the extrajudicial killings.”
Tim Hume
9.28.18
Canada

Canada Is Still Selling Military Gear to Repressive Regimes

From arming Saudi Arabia and the UAE in the war in Yemen to giving Turkey “riot control agents”—Canadian weapons are everywhere they shouldn’t be.
Ben Makuch
9.13.18
Philippines

Duterte just threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court prosecutor

“You cannot exercise any proceedings here without basis. That is illegal and I will arrest you.”
Tim Hume
4.13.18
Duterte

Cambridge Analytica's tools turned “kind” Duterte into a "no-nonsense" strongman

"SCL used the cross-cutting issue of crime to rebrand the client as a strong, no-nonsense man of action."
David Gilbert
4.5.18
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